Executive Director, International Renaissance Foundation
Oleksandr SUSHKO has been an Executive Director of the International Renaissance Foundation since January 2018, an Open Society Network based in Kyiv, Ukraine. Prior, he worked as a Research Director at the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation (2006-2017), and the Director of the Center for Peace, Conversion and Foreign Policy of Ukraine (2000-2006). Since January 2011, he has served as Chairman of the Board of the International Renaissance Foundation (IRF). Additionally, Mr. Sushko was the First Co-Chair of the EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform (2015-2016), a bilateral institution established within the framework of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement to facilitate civil society cooperation and policy impact. His areas of expertise include Ukraine, EU and Civil Society.